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The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess/Unused Models

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This is a sub-page of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.

B_go

# Archive Translation Used
131 B_go Boss - Goron

This is the archive file for the unused Goron Golem's assembled form.

Goron Golem - Assembled

ZeldaTP GoronGolem.png
Model Translation
is Rock

The second is a giant golem made of a collection of Gorons. The group wanders around aimlessly, at first, but once you come near it, they morph into the golem and try to attack you. The golem has no collision, so it was possibly cut earlier than other cut enemies.

B_gos

# Archive Translation Used
132 B_gos Goron (Small)

This is the archive file for the unused Goron Golem's disassembled form.

Goron Golem - Disassembled

Model Translation
gra_a Goron (Adult) - A

xxx

Bombf

# Archive Translation Used
166 Bombf Bomb Flower

This is the archive file for the unused Bomb Flower.

xxx

TP h bomb.png
Model Translation
H_bomb ? - Bomb

Bomb Flowers are not normally found in Twilight Princess, but they do exist in the game files. Either it's another leftover from The Wind Waker, or they were actually planned to appear in the game somehow.

xxx

Model Translation
h_bombgaku ? - Bomb ?

xxx

Demo01_00

TP gp talk l.png
# Archive Translation Used
222 Demo01_00 Demo 01 - 00

This is the archive file for the unused cutscene Demo 01-00.

Early Castle Town Soldier

Model Translation
demo01_ctz1_cut00_gp_talk_l Demo 01 - Castle Town ? 1 - Cut 00 - ? - Talk - ?

As evidenced in prerelease screenshots, this model is an early design for the soldiers of Castle Town.

TP City2005.png

Early Link Model

Model Translation
Unknown Unknown

This archive contains an unused Link model that was used in prerelease versions of the game, presumably in the E3 2004 trailer. The model that was actually used in the final game is found within the archive Kmdl.arc.

Hmmm...
To do:
Upload pictures from here. Also fill the Model and Translation sections above.


Demo30_01

Twilit Bath Robe is the name of my Twilight Princess music cover band. You wouldn't have heard of it; you're too mainstream.
# Archive Translation Used
277 Demo30_01 Demo30 - 01

This is the archive file for Midna's princess form as she appears during the ending cutscene. While used, part of Midna's model contained within is never seen.

Princess Midna's Backside

Model Translation
demo30_midp_cut00_gp_1 Demo 30 - Midna (Princess) - Cut 00 - ? - 1

In her true form, Midna wears a Twilit Bath Towel to cover herself. However, the majority of her back is fully modeled, even though it's never seen.

E_is

# Archive Translation Used
364 E_is Enemy - Rock

This is the archive file for the unused Armos Titan.

Armos Titan

TP is.png
Model Translation
is Rock

The Armos Titan is a large humanoid creature that attacks by smacking with its hands. It resembles the Guardians of the Sacred Grove. A few well-placed hits to its crystal will disable it for a while. Judging from its appearance, it is possible that it appeared in the Temple of Time or the Palace of Twilight.

E_s1

Hmmm...
To do:
Get a replacement video up for this. The video itself was taken down.
# Archive Translation Used
391 E_s1 Enemy - Emissary 1

This is the archive file for the unused Shadow Emissary.

Early Shadow Beast

Hmmm...
To do:
Rip and upload the animations for this big guy.
TP E s1.png
Model Translation
s1 Emissary 1

This creature of the twilight is possibly an older version of the Shadow Beast. It can be seen in a trailer from Game Developers Conference 2005 when Link defeats one in a forest. It is still present in the game data as a model, and uses more or less the same movements as the Shadow Beast of the final version.


(Source: Dark Linkaël & Taven)

E_sm

# Archive Translation Used
397 E_sm Enemy - Slime

This is the archive file for the Chu enemy. While used, it contains some unused models.

Green Chu

ZeldaTP GreenChuChu.png
Model Translation
xxx xxx

An unused Chu variant. It leaves the unused Green Chu Jelly when killed.

Black Chu

ZeldaTP BlackChuChu.png
Model Translation
xxx xxx

Another unused Chu variant. It leaves the unused Black Chu Jelly when killed.

Ep

# Archive Translation Used
??? Ep ???

This is an archive file which contains unused torches, as well as a torch which is used in the game in front of Hyrule Castle.

ksyok01

Tpksyok01.png
Model Translation
ksyok01 K Candlestand 01

A tall torch with a stone texture.

TP-2004 05 Screen Castle Town Night 1.jpg


(Source: KingPing)

ksyok02

Tpksyok02.png
Model Translation
ksyok02 K Candlestand 02

A torch with a wooden texture.


(Source: KingPing)

ksyok03

Tpksyok03.png
Model Translation
ksyok03 K Candlestand 03

A tall version of the wooden texture torch.


(Source: KingPing)

Fshop

50x
# Archive Translation Used
445 Fshop Fishing Shop

This is the archive file for Fishing Shop objects. While used, it contains some unused models.

Bespectacled Man

Model Translation
Dm ? Man

This character is a large giant with white and purple lines. The face is yellow and wearing glasses. The character serves no function, and could be presumed to be a placeholder. Given its tremendous size, and the fact that various models in the game match up heights to the stripes, it might actually have been a height reference.

Henna0

TwilightPrincessEarlyHenna.png
# Archive Translation Used
517 Henna0 Hena 0

This is the archive file for the unused Hena model.

Early Hena

Model Translation
Henna Hena

The character Hena has a rough-looking early model in the archive Henna0.arc. The textures on her clothes and hair aren't detailed, but the ones on her face are, which makes for a bizarre contrast.


(Source: ShadsterWolf)

itemmdl

# Archive Translation Used
547 itemmdl Item Model

This unused archive file contains models of 21 items from The Wind Waker.

Hmmm...
To do:
Add images for each model.

Spoils Bag

Model Translation
vbage V - Bag (Spoils)

Bait Bag

Model Translation
vbagf V - Bag (Food)

Delivery Bag

Model Translation
vbagh V - Bag (Delivery)

Empty Bottle 1

Model Translation
vbinb V - Bottle (B)

Empty Bottle 2

Model Translation
vbing V - Bottle (G)

Empty Bottle 3

Model Translation
vbinr V - Bottle (R)

Empty Bottle 4

Model Translation
vbinx V - Bottle (X)

Bomb

Model Translation
vbomb V - Bomb

Boomerang

Model Translation
vboom V - Boomerang

Iron Boots

Model Translation
vboot V - Boots

Hero's Bow

Model Translation
vbow V - Bow

Picto Box

Model Translation
vboxn V - Box (N)

Tingle Tuner

Model Translation
vchin V - Tingle

Skull Hammer

Model Translation
vhamm V - Hammer

Sail

Model Translation
vho V - Sail

Hookshot

Model Translation
vhook V - Hookshot

Deku Leaf

Model Translation
vleaf V - Leaf

Magic Armor

Model Translation
vmags V - Magic Shield

Grappling Hook

Model Translation
vrope V - Rope

Wind Waker

TP ItemsTWW.png
Model Translation
vtact V - Baton

Telescope

Model Translation
vtele V - Telescope

Kdk

TP Kdk Triangle.png
# Archive Translation Used
599 Kdk Temporary Demo Guy

This is the archive file for an unused cutscene placeholder.

Cutscene Placeholder

Model Translation
kdk Temporary Demo Guy

This odd white triangle bears text that reads 仮デモくん (kari demo kun), which means "Temporary Demo Guy".


(Source: ShadsterWolf, GlitterBerri)

K_step

# Archive Translation Used
??? K_step K - Step

This is the archive file for stairs that seem to be from the scrapped dungeon.

Door Spiralstop

Tpdoorspiralstop.png
Model Translation
door-spiralstop Door - Spiral Stopper

These are the iron bars that appear in front of doors in the scrapped dungeon.


(Source: KingPing)

k_stepd

Tpkstepd.png
Model Translation
k_stepd K - Steps (Down)

These are spiral stairs and wall that have the same textures as stairs and walls seen in the scrapped dungeon.


(Source: KingPing)

k_stepu

Tpkstepu.png
Model Translation
k_stepu K - Steps (Up)

These are another version of the spiral stairs and wall that have the same textures as stairs and walls seen in the scrapped dungeon. Perhaps it connects to k_stepu.


(Source: KingPing)

iwakyu

# Archive Translation Used
??? iwakyu Stone ?

This is the archive file for a ball with a face on it and a well for it to either go in or come out of.

j_iwaq

ZeldaTP Zeldaballguy.png
Model Translation
j_iwaq Opening - Stone Q

This is a ball with a face on it.


(Source: KingPing)

j_hwal

ZeldaTP Wellthing.png
Model Translation
j_hwal Opening - H Wall

This is a well looking thing that is clearly intended to go with the ball.


(Source: KingPing)

Obj_lbox

# Archive Translation Used
??? Obj_lbox Object - Light Box

This is the archive file for an interesting cube.

lbox

ZeldaTP Lbox.png
Model Translation
lbox Light Box

This is an interesting cube.


(Source: Skilar?)

O_mD_gren

TP Green Potion Jar.png
# Archive Translation Used
987 O_mD_gren Object - Model - Green

This is the archive file for an unused green potion jar shop model.

Green Potion Jar

Model Translation
o_md_green Object - Model - Green

xxx


(Source: PPLToast)

O_mD_jira

TP Landmine.png
# Archive Translation Used
990 O_mD_jira Object - Model - Land Mine

This is the archive file for an unused land mine model.

Land Mine

Model Translation
o_md_jirai Object - Model - Land Mine

xxx


(Source: PPLToast, GlitterBerri)

Obj_bkl

Twilight Princess Unused Deku Baba.png
# Archive Translation Used
1008 Obj_bkl Object - ?

This is the archive file for the unused Deku plant.

hl - xxx

Model Translation
hl ?

Unlike the used version, this unused Deku Nut does not crack open when thrown. Instead it just makes a metal-like noise. To crack it open it requires a bomb. When thrown into water it floats on the surface.


(Source: CosmoCortney)

k_hb00 - xxx

Model Translation
k_hb00 ? - ? 00

xxx


(Source: CosmoCortney)

k_hb01 - xxx

Model Translation
k_hb01 ? - ? 01

xxx


(Source: CosmoCortney)

Obj_ki

# Archive Translation Used
1031 Obj_ki Object - Tree

This is the archive file for the unused trees.

Tree

Twilight Princess Unused Tree 1 'y ki.bdl'.png
Model Translation
y_ki ? - Tree

xxx


(Source: CosmoCortney)

Tree With Hole

Twilight Princess Unused Tree 2 'y kia.bdl'.png
Model Translation
y_kia ? - Tree (Hole)

These 2 trees can be found inside of Obj_ki.arc. They don't differ that much from each other except that "y_kia.bdl" has a hole on its trunk.


(Source: CosmoCortney)

Obj_lv6bm

Twilight Princess Unused Beamos.png
# Archive Translation Used
1041 Obj_lv6bm Object - Level 6 Beamos

This is the archive file for the Beamos in the Temple of Time dungeon. While used, it contains some unused models.

Early Beamos

Model Translation
xxx xxx

This unused Beamos looks very similar to the ones from Ocarina of Time.


(Source: CosmoCortney)

Ri

He look into your soul, m9.
# Archive Translation Used
1141 Ri ?

This is the archive file for an unused fish model, in the style of The Wind Waker.

Early Hylian Loach

Model Translation
ri ?

This unused model appears to be an early version of the Hylian Loach, as it shares an archive and model filename with the Loach that exists in the Fishing game archive. However, its style is more reminiscent of The Wind Waker than Twilight Princess.


(Source: GlitterBerri)

Sample

# Archive Translation Used
1164 Sample Sample

This is the archive file for some sample data.

Small Rock

Model Translation
file1 File 2

The texture labels this model as "D_brock". It's a version of the rock Link can pick up and throw in dungeons (which is called "D_brock" as well), but it has corrupted textures.

D_brock in Sample.arc D_brock in D_brock.arc
Corrupted Rock Normal Rock


(Source: Kargaroc, Robotortoise)

Horse

TP file2.png
Model Translation
file2 File 2

The textures for this model are hs_body, hs_eye, hs_tail_ and hs_hair. The textures on this model are corrupted similarly to the rock. However, based on the fact that it looks like a horse, and is named "hs", it can be inferred that this is, in fact, a horse.


(Source: Kargaroc, Robotortoise)

Rectangular Prism

TP M TetsuSaku00A.png
Model Translation
M_TetsuSaku00A M - Iron Fence 00A

The "dir5" sub-directory of Sample.arc contains a human-readable model file called "a". It has no file extension, and seems to be in the same format as the early Hyrule Castle model known as "A_R00" that goes unused in The Wind Waker. Its header indicates that the full title of the file is "M_TetsuSaku00A", and that it was created on October 14, 2004. The model is identical to the DZB collision files found in Sample.arc's "dzb" sub-directory.

The full data of the model can be viewed here.


(Source: Kargaroc)

zanB

# Archive Translation Used
1372 zanB Zant B

This is the archive file for an unused version of Zant.

Zant on the Throne

Careful, you'll lose an eye.
This page or section needs more images.
There's a whole lotta words here, but not enough pictures. Please fix this.
Model Translation
zanb Zant B

This unused model of Zant is only loaded in an equally unused Palace of Twilight room file. Its archive only contains animations for sitting and waiting.